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Delaware Gives Day: Do More 24, Delaware Gives Day: Do More 24

Warning: this blog entry comes with a challenge for all readers. Will you accept? Very soon, for one twenty-four-hour period, every Delawarean will be called upon to answer the question: What kind of state do we want to live in? Don’t be nervous. While it is a test of who we are at our core, this one is fun, easy, and a cause for celebration. So, highlight your calendars and set the alarms on your smartphones. From March 5th at 6 PM until March 6th at 6 PM, Do More 24 is returning for its fifth year—and with it comes some new energy...

Camille Decker photo by Joe del Tufo, Moonloop Photography, Front Row (l to r): Paul Weagraff, Director Division of the Arts; First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney; Charmaine Pasicolan; Rebecca Wisniewski; Natalia Castillo Vazquez; Julie Griswold; Penn Smith; Estelle Hegenbarth; Sarah Zhu; Camille Decker Back Row (l to r): Shalom Ighodaro; Sam McGarvey; Josh-Samuel Ikechi-Konkwo; Alex Free; Ian Hayes; Daniel Patrick Johnson; Reuben Everhart; J. Mack Wathen, Chair, Delaware State Arts Council - photo by Joe del Tufo, Moonloop Photography , Daniel Patrick Johnson, Camille Decker and Sarah Zhu - photo by Joe del Tufo, Moonloop Photography

From a field of 15 Delaware high school students, Camille Decker, a senior from Sanford School, earned the title of 2020 Poetry Out Loud Delaware State Champion at the state finals held in Smyrna, Del. on Feb. 25. The first runner-up was senior Sarah Zhu, from Wilmington Christian School and the second runner-up was Daniel Patrick Johnson, a senior from Mount Sophia Academy...

Eugene Young CEO & President of the Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League, Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League

In 1910, more than four decades after the abolition of slavery in the U.S., numerous American cities established local ordinances to segregate neighborhoods, from Baltimore to Dallas, Norfolk to St. Louis. The two-year-old NAACP published its first issue of the monthly rights-focused magazine, The Crisis, and named W.E.B. Du Bois its editor in chief...

The Queen Foundation To Present Fundraising Musical Event – Shine A Light

On February 28th The Light Up The Queen Foundation will be hosting their Shine A Light fundraising event for musical education programs. Over forty of Delaware’s brightest musicians will be participating to present the 9th annual Shine A Light concert. The event will be paying tribute to the 1980s with musicians playing some of the most popular hits from the decade.

New Restaurant Coming To Hotel Du Pont’s Green Room

We’ve known for a while now that a new restaurant is coming to the Hotel Du Pont this spring but didn’t know any specifics, until now. Chef-Partner Tyler Akin and The Buccini/Pollin Group have announced we will be getting a French brasserie named “Le Cavalier” coming to the Green Room.